Areas of Responsibility
The Head of Culture and Learning leads on the development and delivery of the Library’s cultural and learning purposes and manages relationships with the wider cultural sector. His teams lead on services and access for learners of all ages and development of our cultural programme of events and exhibitions.
Areas of Expertise
I lead on the development and delivery of the Library’s cultural and learning purposes, and have previously led the development of the Library’s literature collections
In 2012 I was awarded a Fellowship on the Clore Leadership Programme, and then returned to the British Library and took up the new role of Head of Cultural Engagement. I am a Trustee of Oxford House, and have previous non-executive and other collaborative experience in the cultural and Higher Education sectors.
My research areas include 20th-century theatre and the history of collections. I have supervised PhD students in literary and cultural studies, and led a number of major European and UK research and cultural collaborative projects.